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#1 Dieudonne

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Posted 12 February 2014 - 10:40 AM

How can one search for homonyms of either Greek or Hebrew words? Help please!


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Posted 12 February 2014 - 11:19 AM

Accordance searches for homonyms by default, as it simply searches for a specific character string—unless we add a grammatical [morphological] or a syntactical tag. [We can tell Accordance to include capitalization, accent, and breathing marks by placing an equals sign (=) in front of the word.]

 

There is an easy way to see this in a Hebrew text. Select Search>Enter Lexical Forms, then type b-r-a in the entry field. You'll see three different roots, distinguished by (1), (2), (3). These are the three different Hebrew words that all use this same trilateral [sometimes called "triliteral"] root.

 

In a Greek text, select Search>Enter Inflected Forms, then type e-n. You'll see a number of different inflected forms differentiated only by their accents and breathing marks. Unless you include those in your search, Accordance will simply find every word spelled "en."


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Posted 12 February 2014 - 11:25 AM

Thanks, Dr. J. 


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